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Smiths of Ongar

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Fyfield Road | Ongar, High Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AL, England
+44 1277 365578
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (44 reviews)
“monkfish” (41 reviews)
“dressed crab” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Fyfield Road | Ongar, High Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AL, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great lunch today 3 courses for £28.95 and it was delicious plenty of choices as well ,and large portions great atmosphere and good service brilliant for a girls lunch or couple

1  Thank Kim L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

From being to the end an excellent evening,great food great service and excellent company. Would recommend this restaurant for special occasions

Thank Chrissie O
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had our first visit to this restaurant and from the moment we arrived to the moment we left every staff member gave exceptional service , we were made to feel very welcomed and they were attentive without being intrusive. Food was amazing and presentation...More

Thank Becky E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m seeing a lot of reviews stating the service is excellent but I’m not sure if that is true for our visit because our group of 7 found the service terrible. The food was nice, the fish soup for starter I enjoyed very much but...More

1  Thank Travelreviews11111
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, lovely atmosphere and great service well done Smiths, will definitely be returning very soon.

Thank Tongi1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here after hearing so many good reviews. Staff were attentive and food amazing. The fish dishes were cooked to perfection and all very reasonably priced and plentiful. We visited on a Saturday evening so it was quite busy but even so we were...More

Thank Faye E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Smith’s is always a joy and the food is delicious and the service is without fault. It is a fantastic restaurant to have so close to were I live. Just love it here!

1  Thank BeniceWeb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food- the food was nice but the kitchen messed up one order which was to do with allergies and then the whole table waited with their food in front of them going cold for the one meal to be brought out. The starters were too...More

1  Thank meditarabiansun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit to the restaurant. Beautiful food, staff very accommodating. The only thing there was no disabled facilities. No disabled parking. No disabled toilet. The toilets had to shut off to others so my husband could help. There was one hand rail on the...More

3  Thank 001charlie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been a repeat visitor at both the Ongar and Wapping Smiths restaurants over the years. The Ongar branch must have been sold because the difference in standards is astonishing. The quality of food is terrible. There was a GNAT in my starter - the...More

2  Thank Hannah R
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Questions & Answers
25 October 2017|
Response from Brian C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Daisy, The Wapping Branch is catering for New Year NOT Ongar, Check the Site for further Information ( google Smiths of Ongar ) Happy New Year Regards, Brian.
Mandy B
19 February 2017|
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Response from cozypubs1 | Reviewed this property |
Casual or smart.
29 December 2016|
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Response from Joshua A | Reviewed this property |
We went for my younger sisters 18th birthday and we invited a few of her 17 year old friends which wasn't a problem. I would however, clarify with the restaurant their stance and it may depend on whether you were going for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$67
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:15
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:45
18:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:45
12:30 - 14:45
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fyfield Road | Ongar, High Ongar, Ongar CM5 0AL, England (Formerly Smiths Brasserie)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Ongar  >  High Ongar
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 365578
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